About the author:

Nirbhasa is originally from Ireland but currently lives in Reykjavik, Iceland. He is an enthusiastic multi-day runner, having twice completed both the Ten Day Race and the Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race - the longest race in the world.

A prolofic weightlifter, Sri Chinmoy used to honour people from all walks of life by lifting them overhead using a specially crafted apparatus - an uplifting experience in body and soul. During an interview on David Letterman, Oscar-winning actress Helen Hunt describes an experience of being lifted by Sri Chinmoy